Tuition & Fees

Estimated Annual Tuition/Fees $36,848
Health Insurance $2,458
Books $2,465
Room & Board $15,300
Travel $1,700
Miscellaneous $4,600
Loan Fees $1,442
Total $64,813

*Amounts are estimates based upon 2023-2024 rates, are subject to change, and may be rounded to the nearest dollar.

J.D. Tuition

Tuition, per credit hour – $1,065

The J.D. degree requires 90 hours of course credit. Full-time students generally enroll in 15 credit hours per semester, and those students pursuing the part-time option generally enroll in 9-11 credit hours per semester.

General Fees

Law General Fee, per credit hour – $165

General University Fee – This is paid by all law students at Oklahoma City University. It provides general budget funding for a variety of services, including campus technology, wellness facilities, safety, crisis preparedness, career services, health services, personal counseling, and student publications.

Academic Success Fee, per credit hour – $32

This fee provides access for all law students to supplementary study aids during and after law school and funds enrollment in a bar preparatory course.

Installment Plan Fee, per semester – $50

This charge is assessed for the payment plan that allows students to make four interest-free payments during the course of the semester.

Installment Finance Fee – $100

This fee is a one-time charge per semester on any remaining balance after the first day of class, less any anticipated financial aid on the account. This fee will be waived if payment is received by the first payment date. An account with an unpaid balance at the end of the term will be subject to a finance fee of 2.67%.

International Services Fee, per semester – $175

International students will be assessed a fee to cover the special costs of providing personnel and facilities for immigration information and processing of documentation.

Other Costs

Health Insurance Premium, Fall semester ($1,030) Spring semester ($1,428)

Oklahoma City University requires all students to have health insurance. This requirement may be satisfied either by purchasing the OCU Student Health Insurance Plan or by providing proof of a family/individual plan that provides health insurance comparable to the OCU Student Health Insurance Plan. Qualified family and individual plans must remain in effect throughout the student’s enrollment at OCU.

Parking Pass, per year – $150

This fee is charged to students, faculty, and staff who wish to park their motor vehicles on campus. All students, faculty, and staff who park motor vehicles on campus must pay the parking fee and display a university parking permit on their vehicle at all times.

Student Bar Association Dues – $125

This fee provides financial support for law student organization activities, student travel to conferences and competitions, and membership at a local fitness facility.

Books, per credit hour – $85

Licensure, Credential, and Test* – $1,475

*Only in 2nd & 3rd years of Law School

One-time Fees

Application Fee – $50

This fee accompanies a student’s application for admission to Oklahoma City University. Fee waivers are available by emailing the OCU Law Admissions Office at

Comprehensive Records Fee – $325

A fee charged one time per degree earned at Oklahoma City University at the time of enrollment. This fee covers a wide range of individual costs, including add/drop of classes, transcripts, and the provision of online student payment systems and statements.